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Full Bucket Music releases free FB-3100 Synthesizer for Windows

Audio Freeware - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 09:30
Full Bucket Music has released FB-3100, a VST 2.4 software instrument for Microsoft Windows (both 32 and 64-bit) designed to simulate the KORG PS-3100 synthesizer from 1977. It is designed in [Read More]

Chosen One Media 2017 Reel

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 06:15

Chosen One Media writes: Check out my 2017 reel, all made in Blender. Hope you enjoy!

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Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

17 Tips to Speed Up Modeling in Blender

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 03:15

Zacharias Reinhardt writes: Hi everyone! In this video you will learn (at least) 17 tips to speed up the work in Blender's Edit and Object Mode. A full list of all tips is included in the video description on YouTube. Read more here. Have fun! ~Zacharias P.S. Consider calling yourself a "pro modeler", if you [...]

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Release of Mesh Align Plus v0.4.0

Blender 3D News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 00:00

Eric Gentry writes: Major upgrades have arrived with the latest release of Mesh Align Plus, v0.4.0 (always free and open source :). Fast, lightweight workflows for advanced editing and measurement features have been integrated into the addon's Quick Tools tab. There are also new ways to grab and transfer coordinates, a numeric input mode for [...]

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B-PDX's 15th July 2017 Meeting

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 12:30

Jenuvyel writes: If you missed any of our Mascot Project instructionals from modeling to lip-syncing, then let this be your group-supported personal workshop! And, we can recap the basics as time allows and participants demand. Or, you can download a copy of the instructor’s rigged model (http://www.worldsday.org/bpdx/) ready to go for this meeting. Just join [...]

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Sketchfab Adds Sound Support, Releases Lilly & Snout Short Movie

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 09:11

Here's some news I'm rather proud to share: Sketchfab has just added support for 2D Ambient and 3D Positional sound to the platform. This is especially cool if you explore a scene in VR as it really adds to the experience. Free accounts can use 1 sound, while PRO accounts can use up to 5. [...]

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The Art of Michael Tzanakakis

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 06:10

Artturi Mäntysaari is a Freelancer 3d and photoshop artist from Järvenpää, Finland.

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Optical Flare Compositing Node For Blender Compositor

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 03:05

Fahad Hasan Pathik (cgvirus) writes: CGVIRUS and CGVIRUS Studio is very happy to release their free Optical Flare Node for Blender compositor. It's a robust interface for artists to create good quality flares quickly in Blender Compositor environment. The node system has enabled a massive development for customization. CGVIRUS Studio is using it in their [...]

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Blender Cloud adds Production Tracking and Render Management

Blender 3D News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 00:17

Members of the Blender Cloud now have access to two internal tools that the Blender Institute developed and used during their recent projects. Attract is a production tracking/task management tool that will help you break down a project into shots and tasks. The Render Manager Flamenco lets you set up your own rendering infrastructure and [...]

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BeatMaker releases free Atmos+ for Kontakt

Audio Freeware - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 15:14
BeatMaker has released Atmos+ a free instrument for Kontakt (5.5 or higher) to sculpt different atmospheres or ambient sounds. The sound is generated by six sound sources, each with controls [Read More]

LA.Blend at SIGGRAPH 2017 Blender BoF / Showcase

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 12:30

futurehack writes: Happy Summer of Blender Los Angeles BlenderHeads! Many of you are likely avoiding the hot weather by Blending under pleasant air conditioning. Or perhaps you’re at the beach capturing DSLR textures or HDRIs. Wherever you do your CG / VFX / GameDev, you have to admit, things are heating up in the world [...]

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Dragon Timelapse

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 05:30

Quentin Le Duff writes: Hi, I'm Quentin Le Duff. I'm a french modeler. Recently I made a dragon using blender and other softwares like zbrush. With that, I did a complete timelapse in 7 part you can find on youtube. I hope you will like it :) Part 1 (Concept + basemesh) Part 2 (sculpting) [...]

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Official Music Video by Nacho Cruje

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 01:38

Nacho CrujeDesign writes: Hi! 🔥🔥 We've done it again !! 🔥🔥 I present you the latest Music Video I've made for hip-hop singer Pochokodón, made entirely by Nacho Campillos a.k.a. Nacho Cruje. All 3D work was done in Blender 2.78c (Filmic), except the final assembly. And all the work was done only by me, Nacho [...]

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Zbrush to Blender and back: A simple workflow guide

Blender 3D News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 00:00

Rico Cilliers writes: I made a quick video on how to move stuff to and from Zbrush to Blender.. several people have had questions about this. I hope it helps :)

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Foliage with Blender for Unreal Engine

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 10:25

jayanam writes: In this tutorial I show how to create foliage with Blender and free textures from Megascans to import it into Unreal Engine 4.

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Stylized 3d Character Part 3 - Retopology

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 06:15

Rico Cilliers writes: This is the third part of a series of short videos I'm making, talking about techniques to create a stylized 3D character, using Blender, Zbrush, and Krita. [Part 2 focuses on Zbrush and wasn't featured here - Bart] In this video, I go over the retopology and UV unwrapping process in blender. [...]

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My favourite Blender Art on Sketchfab: 2017, week 28

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 04:10

Here's my latest overview of the best Blender work on Sketchfab this week. And remember: add the #Blender tag if you want me to find your work! Death WeeklyCgChallenge#103 by plasmaernst on Sketchfab Old Rusted 1957 Ford Thunderbird by Aurélien Martel on Sketchfab Lochness Google Doodle by susie on Sketchfab Refinery Scene by starmancer on [...]

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Weekly Blender Developers meeting notes - July 9, 2017

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 02:05

Here are the notes from today's 14 UTC meeting in irc.freenode.net #blendercoders. 1) Blender 2.79 release Test build 2 is really going to be made now! The build team is standby, call will be out on monday or tuesday. The first release candidate then can be made a week later. Release log is still in [...]

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Make glowing glass with Blender in 1 minute

Blender 3D News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 00:00

Daan Miles writes: In this tutorial I will show you how to create glowing glass material in 1 minute. This is really easy to understand and probably it is one of these things that you can use in future.

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Opening Video for BlenderCN Meeting 2017

Blender 3D News - Sun, 07/09/2017 - 08:25

Leon Cheung writes: Hey, Just want to share a cool intro video for BlenderCN Meeting 2017. Hoping that you could feel a historic and civilized Asian culture from it. Enjoy. :) Almost all elements are created in Blender for sure.

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